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Amanda Bateman

Amanda Bateman
Mortgage Industry Blogger

Amanda Bateman joined The Oakleaf Group as Mortgage Industry Blogger in July 2020. She has extensive experience writing about industry and market dynamics, including as it pertains to mortgage financing and capital markets as Senior Mortgage Policy Analyst for the Structured Finance Association (SFA). She has previously worked in a research, strategy and/or policy capacity for General Motors Corp., Corning, SFA, and Louis Dreyfus Commodities.

 

Amanda received a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business in 2018 and a Bachelor of the Arts in International Studies and French from Virginia Tech in 2008.

 

 

OAKLEAF EXPANDS SERVICE OFFERINGS AS 2020 MORTGAGE APPLICATION RATE REMAINS HIGH
Mortgage Industry Blogger
As we know, the more liquid, dynamic mortgage financing market we are now in has placed additional pressure on lenders to process and underwrite loans. Below we review some of the most recent data demonstrating what is driving this demand. To assist mortgage finance clients with fulfilling their...
Women in Housing & Finance Annual Symposium
Mortgage Industry Blogger
On Tuesday, August 18 th , The Oakleaf Group proudly served as a corporate sponsor for Women in Housing and Finance’s Annual Symposium. It was the 41 st year that the event was hosted by WHF, the Washington D.C. area’s lead organization empowering women to learn from one another and other leaders...
Congress, FHFA and the GSEs’ Efforts to Grapple with Covid-Related Housing Market Issues Highlighted at House Financial Services Committee Hearing
Mortgage Industry Blogger
On Wednesday, September 16th, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark Calabria testified before the House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) regarding his agency’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of particular interest to committee members – as well as the mortgage industry at-large...